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Events Calendar Oct. 24-30

By Medicine Hat News on October 24th, 2016

Oct. 24 — Human Library Discussion: Why I Travel Alone and What I’ve Learned, MH Public Library, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 24 — Hallo’Tween night, MH Public library, 7-8:30 p.m., ages 10-12 Oct. 24 — Cinema Politica Film Club presents “Where is Home?”, MH Public Library, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25 — Children’s Play Party, Family Leisure ... Read More »

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Transportation Safety Board investigating cause of plane crash at Hillside Cemetery

By Ryan McCracken on October 23rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNMcCracken A small plane crashed into Hillside Cemetery Saturday evening, roughly a kilometre away from Medicine Hat Regional Airport. Transportation Board of Canada western regional manager Jon Lee, who is investigating the incident, says he was advised the local flight declared an emergency shortly after takeoff, just before 8 p.m., before crash landing in ... Read More »

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Pilot taken to hospital following plane crash at Hillside Cemetery

By Medicine Hat News on October 22nd, 2016

A single engine plane crashed into Hillside Cemetery Saturday evening, roughly a kilometre away from Medicine Hat Regional Airport. Medicine Hat Fire Department platoon chief Tom Coffey said emergency crews responded to the call just before 8 p.m. The pilot and lone occupant of the plane was rushed to hospital, though there were no further ... Read More »

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Party brass still flooding in to offer support in local byelection race

By Collin Gallant on October 22nd, 2016

cgallant@medicinehatnews.com @CollinGallant Canada’s finance minister wants Medicine Hatters to know his party’s tax changes and economic plan will help most southern Albertans, while a high-profile Conservative says government inaction and uncertainty are harming the region. Bill Morneau contacted the News on Friday to discuss shifting tax rates and the energy sector ahead of Monday’s byelection ... Read More »

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Marshall mural will honour educator

By Medicine Hat News on October 22nd, 2016

clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com @MHNLefebvre Southview Community School is hoping to pay tribute to a longtime educator and community member who helped shape the school in a big way. The school is planning to have a mural constructed by James Marshall in memory of Larry Henderson, the first principal of the school, who passed away in August at ... Read More »

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City Notebook: Can we send two to Ottawa?

By Collin Gallant on October 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hatters may have gotten a lesson about how hot a high-profile federal campaign can get in a small town. But, if only federal politicians could take a lesson from small town politics. Shots fired across broadsides from national leaders, out-of-town MPs, and cabinet ministers (former and present) added no shortage of pizzazz to the ... Read More »

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Three questions with the byelection candidates

By Kerri Sandford on October 22nd, 2016

Editor’s Note: Each candidate was given the opportunity to answer three questions pertaining to the upcoming by-election in the Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner riding. Answers appear in the order they were received by the Medicine Hat News. Glen Motz What are the major issues that have dominated this campaign? Constituents across the riding are very concerned about ... Read More »

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Flu season starting early, public urged to immunize as soon as possible

By Gillian Slade on October 22nd, 2016

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade By Oct. 8 there were already 54 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza in Alberta with 17 people hospitalized, according to Alberta Health Services’ most current influenza surveillance report. “It started a little early,” said Dr. Gerry Predy senior medical officer of health. “Certainly in the last month or so we’ve seen more activity.” ... Read More »

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Everything you need to know about the voting process

By Gillian Slade on October 22nd, 2016

gslade@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNGillianSlade At 204 polling stations in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner, voters will have a say Monday about who they would like to have represent them in Ottawa. An average of 350 votes are generally cast at each polling station, said John Enright, spokesperson for Elections Canada. When the polls close at 8:30 p.m. only those ... Read More »

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Most popular local stories Oct. 14-20

By Medicine Hat News on October 21st, 2016

Byelection fever swept the city and our website last week. Coverage of the visit last week to Medicine Hat by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kept readers coming back, and the response to the frenzy by Conservative candidate Glen Motz was also a popular item. It wasn’t all politics though, as a big win at the ... Read More »

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